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The Morning After

New York Times, Sunday, February 8, 1998

Author:
Manny Nosowsky
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Manny Nosowsky

This puzzle:

Rows: 21, Columns: 21 Words: 138, Blocks: 72 Missing: {XZ} This is puzzle # 70 for Mr. Nosowsky. NYT links: Across Lite
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© 1998, The New York TimesNo. 0208 ( 17,624 )
Across
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Some calisthenics : SQUATS
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Hardly stars : NONAMES
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Promote : FOSTER
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Avid : GUNGHO
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Japanese art of flower arranging : IKEBANA
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Take away : REMOVE
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Gave in church : TITHED
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Indexed early man? : CLASSIFIEDADAM
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Ancient porch : STOA
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"___ of troubles": Hamlet : ASEA
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Secret devices : CODERS
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It may lead to a strike : LANE
31
Twisted person : SICKO
33
Some campers : VANS
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Wall Street worker : ANALYST
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Reply to "Is it Mr. or Professor Chomsky?" : JUSTSAYNOAM
40
Together : ASONE
41
Hill climber : ANT
42
Like fabric by the yard : UNSEWN
43
How some people seem to know : ESP
45
Old despot : TSAR
48
Hugs : CLASPS
50
Staten Island Ferry litter? : NEWYORKJETSAM
55
Enterprise log signature : KIRK
56
Toast for the holidays : WASSAIL
58
Long time : EON
59
Its cap. is Charleston : WVA
60
Showed, with "out" : TROTTED
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Kind of test : DNA
64
They battle the Indians : YANKEES
66
Reply to "How many Senators are there, child?" : AHUNDREDGRANDAM
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Big name in computers : HEWLETT
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Friction easer : OIL
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Wire : MESSAGE
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One of the Whitneys : ELI
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From ___ Z : ATO
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Oxford university since 1844 : OLEMISS
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Part : ROLE
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Molly Pitcher, for example? : FIGHTINGMADAM
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Sang : RATTED
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Indochine locale : ASIE
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East, in Essen : OST
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Electronic snoop : HACKER
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Words with word or way : INA
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Low voice : BASSO
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What the overheated passengers called the airline? : FRYINGPANAM
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Nightclub charge : MINIMUM
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Line up well : TRUE
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Static : NOISE
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Brews : ALES
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Site for Seurats : MUSEUM
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Chairs for prayers? : PEWS
110
Answer, in brief : RSVP
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Question about a flashlight that lacks batteries? : HOWCANTHATBEAM
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Precisely : TOATEE
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Sharp as a tack : ASTUTE
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"I like that!" : OOHLALA
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Family split? : ESTATE
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Like the other evil : LESSER
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Some kids' bedtime reading : DRSEUSS
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Nike rival : REEBOK
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NCO club members : SGTS
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Vacate : QUIT
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"For ___ us a child..." : UNTO
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Shocked : AGHAST
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Common article : THE
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Some recyclables : SODACANS
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"Great shot!" : NICEONE
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Tex. neighbor : OKLA
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School org. : NEA
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F.B.I. sting of the late 70's : ABSCAM
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Wall builder : MASON
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Author Bagnold and others : ENIDS
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Sometimes cracked container : SAFE
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City whose name is Spanish for "ash tree" : FRESNO
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Library ref. : OED
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Least of all : SMALLEST
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TV debut of 1/14/52 : TODAY
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"Luann" cartoonist Greg ___ : EVANS
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Held another session : REMET
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Portfolio contents, for short : IRAS
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"The ___ the limit!" : SKYS
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Goes to bat : ISUP
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Some pointers : VANES
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Wave catchers : ANTENNAS
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Moolah : JACK
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In the dark : UNLIT
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"Wheel of Fortune" songstress, 1952 : STARR
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Has : OWNS
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Abbr. in car ads : APR
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Sizing up : EYING
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Like some deities : SOLAR
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"...___ forgive our debtors" : ASWE
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Go crazy : RAVE
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"Bottoms up!" : SKOAL
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Walked awkwardly : WADDLED
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Bloomsbury group member : KEYNES
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"The Grapes of Wrath" family : JOADS
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More, in Monterrey : MAS
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Continued : WENTON
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Sum (up) : ADD
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80's TV adventure : THEATEAM
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Full chorus, in music : TUTTI
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The first one opened in Detroit in 1962 : KMART
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Occupies quarters : ROOMS
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Israeli city on the Gulf of Aqaba : EILAT
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Some radios : AMS
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Bunny boss, briefly : HEF
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Director Kazan : ELIA
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Pate toppers : WIGS
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Was admitted to : GOTIN
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"Maria ___" (1933 song) : ELENA
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1984 skiing gold medalist : MAHRE
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"If ___ be so bold..." : IMAY
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Cracker cheese : EDAM
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China rose, e.g. : HIBISCUS
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Infantile remark : GOO
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Make an impression : REGISTER
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Dadaist collection : ARPS
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Modern mall features : CINEMAS
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Feel in one's bones : KNOW
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Fort ___ (where Billy the Kid was gunned down) : SUMNER
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Dirty stuff : SMUT
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Mishandle : FUMBLE
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Bubble : AERATE
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Taj ___ : MAHAL
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Admission of defeat : ILOSE
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Tiny amphibians : NEWTS
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"___ coffee?" : TEAOR
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Babe and Baby : RUTHS
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Like workhorses : SHOD
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Jokes (around) : PALS
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Pin, in a way : STAB
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Clinton denial : VETO
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Look-see : PEEK
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Got into a jam? : ATE
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Seine contents : EAU
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Full of: Suffix : OSE

Answer summary: 7 unique to this puzzle, 4 debuted here and reused later, 2 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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